RDAR Center Seminar Series on January 13, 2022
To kick off the new year, RDAR Center is hosting a Seminar Series event with Patrick Habecker, PhD, on measuring rurality. The talk will take place on January 13, 2022, from 1:30-2:30 PM CT via Zoom! This event is FREE and OPEN to the public. All are welcome. Click here to register: go.unl.edu/bdp3.

Monday, December 20, 2021 by Halley Horne

KMTV NEWS NOW - Rural Communities Lack Treatment Options for Substance Use Disorders

KMTV NEWS NOW reports on the substance use disorder treatment gap among rural communities. One of our team members, Patrick Habecker, provided insight on this issue. 

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 by Halley Horne

Nebraska Today: New RDAR Center Study on Polysubstance Use and Personal Relationships

Nebraska Today highlights recent study by RDAR Center researchers Kelly Markowski, Robin Gauthier, Jeffrey Smith, and Sela Harcey. The study examines how social relationships affect rural substance users in Nebraska. 

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 by Halley Horne

KLKN TV: University of Nebraska Lincoln Using $12 Million Grant To Dive Deep Into Rural Drug Addiction In Nebraska

KLKN TV speaks with Rick Bevins and Patrick Habecker on rural drug use and the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center's goals.

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Thursday, October 14, 2021 by Halley Horne

Registration is Open for the 2021 Symposium on Substance Use Research

We are excited to announce that the 2021 Symposium on Substance Use Research will be co-hosted by:

Monday, October 11, 2021 by Kim Gocchi Carrasco

RDAR Researchers Publish New Report on Methamphetamine-Involved Overdose Deaths, Use Estimates & Treatment Utilization in Nebraska

Researchers at the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center (RDAR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) recently published a report titled "Methamphetamine-Involved Overdose Deaths, Use Estimates & Treatment Utilization in Nebraska: Integrating the Most Recent Surveillance Data to Understand the Epidemiology of Methamphetamine Use in Nebraska."

Monday, May 10, 2021 by Kim Gocchi Carrasco

RDAR Researchers Publish New Site on Substance Use Related Treatment Center Admissions in Nebraska in 2018

Researchers at the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center (RDAR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) recently published a website that visualizes admissions to substance use treatment centers in Nebraska in 2018. The data used to generate this tool comes from the Treatment Episode Data Set - Admissions, available here.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 by Kim Gocchi Carrasco

RDAR Researchers Publish Report on Differences in Substances Reported at Admission in Nebraska

Researchers at the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center (RDAR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) recently published a report titled "Analysis of Nebraskan Admissions to Publicly Funded Substance Treatment Centers in 2017 by Core-Based Statistical Areas." This report utilizes Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) which tracks both admissions and dis

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by Kim Gocchi Carrasco

Registration Opens for the 2020 Symposium on Substance Use Research

We are happy to announce that the 2020 Symposium on Substance Use Research will be co-hosted by:

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 by Kali Patterson

RDAR Researchers Publish New Report

Researchers at the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center (RDAR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) recently published a report titled "Changes in Substance Use Among Nebraskans and the Local Region from 2008-2009 to 2017-2018." This research utilizes national mental health and substance abuse survey reports summarizing recent findings regarding tr

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by Kim Gocchi Carrasco